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Matt Picht

Sr. Editor

Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's not scouring the web to bring you the best news possible, Matt enjoys reading and playing video games. His typical news beats are world news, tech stories and anything involving puns.

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Representative John Lewis
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Trump Muddled CNN And Buzzfeed's Reporting

President-elect Donald Trump
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Sen. Jeff Sessions
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Trump's DOJ Pick Backs Off Muslim Ban And Waterboarding

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Ghana's New President Plagiarized Parts Of His Inauguration Speech

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Pitches His Tax Reform Plans To Donald Trump's Team

Secretary of State John Kerry
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President-elect Donald Trump
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Sen. Joe Manchin
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GOP Bill To Cut Embassy Security Unless US Embassy Moves To Jerusalem

House Speaker Paul Ryan
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Paul Ryan Says GOP Will Defund Planned Parenthood Along With Obamacare

President-elect Donald Trump
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Trump Picks A China Hawk For His Trade Representative

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Brazil Prison Riot Leaves At Least 56 Dead

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Christians Faced Lethal Persecution In Several Regions In 2016

Illegal ivory seized in Hong Kong
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China Is Getting Rid Of Its Ivory Trade

Governor-elect Roy Cooper
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Judge Freezes North Carolina Law Stripping Next Governor's Powers

Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis
Greece Ministry of Foreign AffairsWorld

Greek Ambassador To Brazil Found Dead, Wife Detained

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert
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President-elect Donald Trump and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son
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